Venus Williams: "I'm Healthy, I'll Be Back In Rome"
04.13.2008 AMELIA ISLAND-- Venus Williams yesterday confirmed that she intends to return to the WTA Tour in Rome May 12th and called
an earlier report that she was
on a break from tennis untrue. She also said she was not suffering from any injury which is good news.
Venus Scheduled To Return To Tennis In Rome
04.09.2008 AMELIA ISLAND-- Venus Williams' agent today announced that Venus will miss next week's WTA Tour stop at Charleston, but is
scheduled to play the Italian Open, played in Rome, the week of May 12th. "This is not a hiatus. This is not a break from the tour,"
Williams' agent, Carlos Fleming, said via telephone.
"This was a limited window where she could get these evaluations before the three major tournaments and Olympics this summer. Venus
has assured me that thereís no serious medical problem," Fleming said. "But she did see this timing as a good opportunity
to have these evaluations to make sure that her health is in order."
Venus Williams On Indefinite Break From Tennis
04.08.2008 AMELIA ISLAND-- Venus Williams has announced she is taking an indefinite break from the WTA Tour for undisclosed reasons,
but added she would like to play the French Open. "I've just been having some issues that I need to resolve, so I'm working on
that at the moment and Iím hoping to be back playing as soon as possible," Williams said today. "I'm not going to get any further
into it, but of course I love the sport."